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Kehl steps down as Dortmund captain

Veteran midfielder Sebastian Kehl has stepped down as Borussia Dortmund captain as he plans for his final season as a professional footballer.

The 34-year-old announced the decision in a press conference on Wednesday, saying he preferred to hand over to a successor now while still being around to offer his support.

This important role has filled me with enjoyment and pride. It makes sense now to pass the baton on.

For now I will have the opportunity to stand by my successor and give advice and practical help and support with my experience.

Now the time is right.

– Kehl was speaking on the club's official website.

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Duo won't leave Dortmund - Klopp

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has ruled out selling Marco Reus or Mats Hummels this summer, insisting that none of his club's big names will be following Robert Lewandowski out of the club.

What was today's rumour? Mats to Man U? For how much? 20 million? For a sum like that, you can forget about it anyway.

Marco and Mats will be playing for us next season. I can assure everybody that there is no sign at all that either of them want to leave.

– Jurgen Klopp speaking to Ruhr Nachrichten

Ginter heads to Dortmund

Matthias Ginter
Matthias Ginter was in the World Cup squad. Credit: PA

Matthias Ginter has completed his move from Freiburg to Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund.

The 20-year-old, part of Germany's World Cup-winning squad, has penned a five-year contract with the Westphalians.

Liverpool set up Dortmund friendly

Liverpool will play Borussia Dortmund at Anfield in what is likely to be their final pre-season friendly of the summer.

The Bundesliga runners-up and 2013 Champions League finalists will visit on August 10.

"It has been over a decade since Borussia Dortmund played at Anfield so we are looking forward to welcoming them back," chief commercial officer Billy Hogan told liverpoolfc.com.

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Klopp: No approach from Man United

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has ruled himself out of contention to become the next manager of Manchester United, and insists he has not been approached for the job either.

I find it a little uncomfortable having to turn somebody down without them even making an enquiry, but it seems like I have got to do it anyway.

There are about 1000 reasons why I am so happy to be working at this club.

– Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp
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